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I have about $1500 cash sitting in my 401(k) that I would like to put into something that I can just forget about for a few years, regardless of which way the market goes.

You can always forget about anything. However, if you want to make money on something regardless of which way the market goes, then you have an impossible dream.

You need a trading discipline, and there are a lot of ways to make money in the market. Buying and holding something is usually not a good idea, unless you get lucky.

Get some books on trading and technical analysis. If this is too hard, then you should not be in the game.

This board has been un-offically declared as a support group for people who just buy and hold index funds. That is not a good way to make money.
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